- Union, Illinois
name = Union
category = Village
country = United States
state = Illinois
region = McHenry
region_type = County
district_type = Township
lat_d = 42
lat_m = 14
lat_s = 7
lat_NS = N
long_d = 88
long_m = 32
long_s = 33
long_EW = W
coordinates_no_title = 1
area_imperial = 0.6
area_land_imperial = 0.6
population = 576
population_date = 2000
population_density_imperial = 950.4
leader_type = Village president
timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
postal_code = XXXXX
area_code = XXX
map_caption = Location of Union within Illinois
map_background = Illinois - background map.png
map_locator = Illinois2
commons = Union, Illinois
Union is a village in McHenry County,
Illinois, United States. The population was 576 at the 2000 census.
Union is located at coor dms|42|14|7|N|88|32|33|W|city (42.235237, -88.542379)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 576 people, 204 households, and 158 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 950.4 people per square mile (364.6/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 343.2/sq mi (131.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.09% White, 0.35% Native American, 0.87% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.99% of the population.
There were 204 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the village, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $56,528, and the median income for a family was $57,500. Males had a median income of $38,393 versus $25,536 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $21,218. About 5.8% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.
Points of Interest
Union was the site of the world's first fully automatic substation, on the current site of the
water towerjust east of Main Street.Fact|date=March 2007 Union is also the home to the Illinois Railway Museumand the McHenry County Historical Society.Fact|date=March 2007
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